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Madison protests joined by…Jesse Jackson? (Brays We Shall Overcome!)
Hot Air ^ | February 18, 2011 | Staff

Posted on 02/19/2011 11:00:54 AM PST by lbryce

The Rev. Jesse Jackson arrived around noon Friday, speaking to the near-capacity crowd for about five minutes. From the second level of the Capitol rotunda, he led the crowd in chants including “Save the teachers. Save the children.” Protesters swayed as Jackson led them in a rendition of the song, “We Shall Overcome.”

“If we can find the money to bail out wealthy businessmen, we can bail out Madison, Wisconsin!” Jackson yelled, to thunderous applause from the crowd, many of them clad in Badger red.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jessejackson; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown
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